I cannot find my perfect carry-on piece. The one that I have now was supposed to be perfect. I’d searched and searched on Ebay. The one that I’d settled on was a domed bag by Guess. It’s black and has some pink hearts all over it. As my small wheeled suitcase is maroon and black and my new large wheeled suitcase is a solid black; I thought would be perfect. I was wrong. It’s too big and too stiff.
The one that I had previous to this was another Guess bag. This one is big but not stiff enough. Another trip, I used an old black one that I used for a few years but it wasn’t big enough. And previous to that, I carried the one that came with my three piece luggage set. It was small and boxy but I made it work because it was part of the set. Unfortunately, luggage doesn’t last forever and I have since replaced my tired set with individual pieces that work perfectly for me. Except for the perfect stow-under-the-seat-in-front-of-you bag.
I also compare what other travelers use to what I would need/want. Some ladies use just a tote while others just use their handbag. I see lots of backpacks but I’m not that kind of girl. I need a bag with some compartments so I know right where to go when I need my passport, my sunglasses, my camera or my candy bar. It needs to be stylish, medium but not too large in size, a zippered closure (for safety) and have that sleeve so it fits on the telescopic handle of my suitcase for easy transportability (new word I just made up).
You’d think this would be an easy find but for me it has not. Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I need your help.